Some great writing links by Traci!

Where Genres Collide Traci Kenworth YA Author





1. “There’s always been a certain amount of stress
associated with being alive. In pre-historic times, this was largely based on
concerns over being eaten by large animals. Or by having pointy things stuck
into your body by the tribe down the road. At the same time, you had crops to
attend to and weather events to deal with. All with no TV, internet, or Candy

Later on, the
Greeks sat around inventing philosophy and giving people more reasons for
stress, as in, trying to figure out the point of this bewildering existence.
Religion was asking the same questions in places like India, China, and

As the great
historians say, stuff happens. Like war. More stress. In America we had a war
oddly called “Civil.” And later joined the right side in a couple of wars big
enough to be called…

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